It just kills me when writers create franchises where like 95% of the speaking roles are male, then get morally offended that all of the popular ships are gay. It’s like, what did they expect?
The reason the argument is between Kirk and Picard is because Janeway is just the best.
Imagine a super-captain, though. Like some Q-like being is like yo, for fun, let’s create the best captain imaginable, with Kirk’s charm and spirit of adventure, Picard’s wisdom and diplomatic skills, Sisko’s boldness and strategic ability, Janeway’s compassion and determination, and Archer’s resilience and dumb luck.
#meanwhile in another test tube#there’s a poor schmuck with archer’s ego and janeway’s crippling depression and sisko’s blind rage#and picard’s social awkwardness and kirk’s inability to keep his clothes in one piece#god help the crew of the uss noterprise with captain omgno at the helm
The thing is though, you know we’d fall in love with that captain too somehow.
… yeah we would probably call them our baby on tumblr and defend them from reasonable people who are like “… dude, that captain is a menace to space and time and their crew and probably literally turned into the iceberg that sunk the titanic… !?”